Archives for Feb 2, 2012 @ 13:23

Churches Talking

From Christian Today: The Roman Catholic Church and Oriental Orthodox Churches in the UK have welcomed an “unprecedented” move towards unity this week. They have launched a new book entitled “Joint Statements” outlining areas of theological agreement between the two denominations. The book was developed by the Catholic-Oriental Orthodox Regional Forum (COORF) and presented by [Read More…]

Academic Jargon

From io9: [Read more…]

What is the Purpose of the Old Testament? (RJS)

One of the major points of Peter Enns’s new book The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say about Human Origins, perhaps the major point, is that the Old Testament points toward Christ. The form this takes, however, is not exactly the traditional evangelical understanding and we would do well to rethink [Read More…]

Learning to Love Paul

J.R. Daniel Kirk‘s new book, Jesus Have I Loved, But Paul? A Narrative Approach to the Problem of Pauline Christianity (BakerAcademic, 2011) may very well be a touchstone for the next generation of Christians who can’t accept the traditional Paul (on historical grounds) and yet who want to explore what Paul looks like if we [Read More…]